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Job Search Tips for New Grads

Jason Alderman | Posted 06.05.2014 | College
Jason Alderman

To the roughly 1.6 million college graduates in the class of 2014: You have my heartiest congratulations -- and my sympathies. I graduated during the early 1990s recession when finding a decent job was very difficult, so I have an inkling of the challenges many of you now face.

Close the Networking Loop

Suzanne Grossman | Posted 05.28.2014 | Business
Suzanne Grossman

Relationship building is important. For jobseekers, it's critical. As a self-identified super-connector, I introduce people on a weekly, sometimes daily, basis. I am always grateful when people acknowledge the introduction and let me know what resulted. I call this closing the networking loop.

Harness the Ben Franklin Effect, Boost Your Career

Steve Dalton | Posted 03.19.2014 | Business
Steve Dalton

You may know a lot about Benjamin Franklin -- for example, that he invented bifocals, graces the $100 bill, and was born on January 17 -- but you've likely never heard of the Ben Franklin Effect. It's a concept which, when properly applied, can strengthen your sales performance and even your job search.

5 Tips for Job-Hunting

Delia Lloyd | Posted 07.10.2012 | Money
Delia Lloyd

Back when I was towards the beginning of the job search process, I shared some job-hunting tips. But now that I'm on the other side -- offer in hand -- I have a bit more advice to impart from the trenches.

Networking Commandments for New Grads

The Levo League | Posted 07.02.2012 | Women
The Levo League

The bad news: You have to start from scratch. The good news: You have to start from scratch.